Born in Athens, Greece, Dr. Kaveh Farrokh has authored and co-authored eight books on the military history of Iran and has published articles in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals (German, English and Spanish), as well as in other publications (e.g., book chapters). Translations of his works have also been made into Russian, Spanish and Persian. He has taught History at the University of British Columbia’s Continuing Studies division, has lectured at several universities in North America and Europe, and is affiliated with numerous academic organizations such as ASMEA (Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa) and United Nations affiliates (e.g., ACUNS). He has received awards such as the Best History book (2008), as reported in BBC-Persian, and shares the Noble Peace prize nomination (2011) with the WAALM Institute in London. Major outlets (e.g., BBC, History Channel, Voice of America) have interviewed him.
Dr. Farrokh is currently working on his first academic textbook on Parthian military history. He recently delivered a presentation on this topic with respect to Parthian military architecture at the University of Lodz in Poland: